The burning platform, an analogy for action that cannot be avoided and a strong indicator of a company that doesn’t know how to change.
Failing to leverage sponsors is the leading cause of change failure, bar none.
I’ve noticed a recent trend for internal communications teams to publish articles, videos and messages asking for less communications. Aside from irony of these efforts’ methods, which we can leave until another day, this raises an interesting question: do we really have too much communication?
A body will preserve its velocity and direction so long as no force acts on it.
We learn this principal long before we learn the law that describes it. We instinctively understand this for physical objects around us, and for ourselves. We prepare our hand to catch a fast moving object, we anticipate the outcome of two cars heading towards impact, we play on a pinball machine.